Blue Eyes Portrait

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I like to do portraits that fill the canvas with the person’s face.  I want the viewer to feel the personality of the subject.

Notice the eyes  –  the pupil has a highlight and the bottom of the iris does, too.  That makes the person look alive.  The bottom lip always has a highlight, too, because it is smooth and shiny.  There are highlights in the hair.  You can see spots of blue, brown and light green.  The gold necklace has highlights to give it a sparkle.

Don’t you think she’s interested in you?

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August 27, 2008

Christine @ 7:17 am #

The eyes in this painting definitely draw your attention. It reminds me of the saying, “The eyes are the window to the soul.”

Jan @ 11:48 pm #

It has often been said, “The eyes are the windows to a person’s soul.” This painting demonstrates a person with a loving soul.

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